Zebre has extended his stay with Zebre until the summer of 2022. Photograph:   Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Former Connacht coach Michael Bradley has extended his contract as Zebre head coach until the summer of 2022. The former Munster and Ireland scrumhal(...)

Ulster’s Rob Lyttle tries to run through the attempted tackle by Guglielmo Palazzani of Zebre during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the Kingspan stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Ulster 22 Zebre 7 On a dreadful night for rugby in Belfast, Ulster got the job done with an expected but still fairly laboured victory over Zebre. D(...)

Joey Carbery   receives medical attention prior to being taken off during the Guinness Summer Series match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ireland 29 Italy 10 In what represented something of a trial for a host of players, ironically it was the performance and premature departure of one (...)

 Ireland’s Joey Carbery is helped from the pitch after sustaining an injury. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Ireland 29 Italy 10 Ireland duly negotiated their first of four World Cup warm-up games, but this ninth successive win over the Azzurri was not witho(...)

Joey Carbery during the captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium ahead of Ireland’s first World Cup warm-up match against Italy. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland v Italy, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 2pm (Live on RTÉ 2 and Channel 4) If it looks, swims and quacks like a trial, then it probably is a trial. (...)

 Ian McKinley is in line to make his debut for Italy in Saturday’s Test match against Fiji in Sicily. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

Irishman Ian McKinley is in line to make his debut in Italy’s opening autumn international against Fiji on Saturday in Sicily. The 27-year-old former(...)

Zebre’s Mattia Bellini scores a try during their win over a lacklustre Ulster at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, in Parma, Italy. Photograph: Federico Matteucci/Inpho

Zebre 27 Ulster 23 No one really saw this one coming, least of all Ulster, but Les Kiss’s squad can have new complaints as they never really came to (...)

 Ulster’s Kieran Treadwell runs at Renato Giammarioli of Zebre. Photograph: Federico Matteucci/Inpho
Ulster come unstuck at Zebre
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  • September 30, 2017, 17:29

Zebre 27 Ulster 23 Ulster’s bid to go five wins from five and stay out in front in Conference B was torn asunder in Italy as Michael Bradley’s Zebre (...)